Environment Agency National Tide Gauge Maintenance Contract 2021-2025

Environment Agency National Tide Gauge Maintenance Contract 2021-2025

The Environment Agency owns and maintains 42 ‘Class A’ strategic tide gauges, distributed around the UK coastline on behalf of the UK Coastal Flood Forecasting partnership.

Environment Agency National Tide Gauge Maintenance Contract

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Repair and maintenance services – 50000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£0

Procurement reference

tender_272159/959038

Published date

7 May 2021

Closing date

7 June 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

31 July 2021

Contract end date

30 July 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

The Environment Agency owns and maintains 42 ‘Class A’ strategic tide gauges, distributed around the UK coastline on behalf of the UK Coastal Flood Forecasting partnership. These are commonly referred to as the UKCFF tide gauges or UK National Tide Gauge Network (NTGN). The network currently consists of 21 sites in England, 10 in Scotland, 7 in Wales, 2 in Northern Ireland, 1 in Jersey and 1 in the Isle of Man. The Environment Agency is responsible for and manages all gauges in the network. Use of the data is not restricted to the operating authority boundary in which a gauge is located, for example both the Environment Agency (England) and Natural Resources Wales (Wales) use the Liverpool tide gauge data in delivering their forecasting services.

 

More information

 

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How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Address

Horizon House
Bristol
BS1 5AH
England

Email

felicity.jowett@environment-agency.gov.uk